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Two-Step Solution to National Affordable Housing Crisis

Two-Step Solution to National Affordable Housing Crisis

For many low-income families, young professionals starting out and elderly individuals on fixed-incomes, choosing multifamily housing and rental properties is a preferred choice of living. But with rental prices rising across the nation, this arrangement is increasingly not an affordable one. To help address their problem, the U.S. Department of...

Jul , 30


The 5:1 Apartment

The 5:1 Apartment

While it will always hold a special place in your heart, let’s be honest; your first apartment probably wasn’t the greatest. If you’re part of the young demographic moving away from home for the first time, your budget can normally afford you a one bedroom, hole-in-the-wall that’s already got some...

Jul , 23


The John and Frances Angelos Law Center, University of Baltimore School of Law

The John and Frances Angelos Law Center, University of Baltimore School of Law

As the issue of environmental preservation continues to grow in today’s culture, it is increasingly important that any new construction succeeds environmentally. With its efforts in decreasing greenhouse effects and limiting its reliance on water and energy, the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore...

Jul , 10


North Texas Construction Resumes After Major Rains

North Texas Construction Resumes After Major Rains

This May, Texas received 35 trillion gallons of water, as reported by WFAA news station. That’s enough to cover the entire state with 8.81 inches of water, and the Dallas-Fort Worth area received its wettest May on record (16.96 inches). During this time, Weather.com reporter, Jonathan Erdman, tweeted that the...

Jun , 26


The Lyn Vaughn Scholarship

The Lyn Vaughn Scholarship

Spring 2015 marked the first semester that KWA Construction awarded The Lyn Vaughn Scholarship to a student enrolled in Texas A&M University’s Construction Science Program. KWA Construction President and Founder Keller Webster created this scholarship to honor the memory of his long-time friend and colleague, Lyn Vaughn, who worked by...

Jun , 22


Making Apartments Attractive to Millennials

Making Apartments Attractive to Millennials

At 80 million strong, Generation Y makes up a majority of our world’s population, surpassing Generation X by millions. Born between 1980 and 2000, Gen Y, also known as Millennials, has brought a great deal of change to the population. Generation Y is the most racially diverse generation with people of...

Jun , 19


Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

The United States Congress recently passed a bipartisan bill known as the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015, also known as Better Buildings Act of 2015. The law aims to cut energy use in commercial buildings, plants and homes, and will provide a public benchmark study of energy use so...

Jun , 12


The Gateway Center

The Gateway Center

Why Didn’t I Think of That: Architecture Alive and Thriving The Garden of Eden exists, and it’s a 10,000-square foot dreamland for ecologists. The Gateway Center at State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) houses a massive green roof where students, staff and ecologists alike...

Jun , 5



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